The Birth of Lehigh Valley Doulas

Lehigh Valley Doulas Founders, Maurie Schneider (left) and Melinda Schneck (right) Business owners Melinda Schneck and Maurie Schneider happily announce the birth of their new company, Lehigh Valley Doulas, LLC. – A hands-on full-service birthing agency devoted to helping clients throughout the Lehigh Valley and Eastern PA navigate pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. “We [...]

2016 Lehigh Valley Happening List Is Now Accepting Nominations

As we launch into an exciting new year, we’re thrilled to announce the start of the 3rd Annual Lehigh Valley Happening List competition! Nominations are now officially open for all of the best Lehigh Valley people, places, businesses, and events. From the most talented home decorators to Lehigh Valley’s favorite yoga studio to the most [...]

Charles Kuczynski Named Director of Donor Relations for ArtsQuest

Photo by Olaf Starorypinski ArtsQuest announced that Charles Kuczynski has been named the organization’s new Director of Donor Relations. As Director of Donor Relations, Kuczynski works with both ArtsQuest and the ArtsQuest Foundation to develop and implement donor strategies designed to help support the long-term sustainability of the nonprofit arts organization. Kuczynski is [...]


The 13th annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards will be held Wednesday November 4th at the event center at blue from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. This event coordinated by the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley, honors local businesses and employee volunteers who have demonstrated excellence in community service by giving generously of their time and [...]

Painter Nina Boodhansingh Explores Texture/Color at The Cigar Factory

Abstract painter and Allentown native Nina Boodhansingh has always had a passion for art, yet still entered her college career without much formal instruction or a substantial portfolio. She must have done something right, however, because in 2010 she was awarded a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Painting from Kutztown University, and since then [...]

Simply Striking: The House of Metalworks Joins The Cigar Factory

For as long as she can remember, Jill Italiano has been making things, always thoroughly enjoying the creative process. After a time period working as a chef and then as a studio director for jewelry company based in Manhattan, Jill was inspired to start her own Eco-friendly jewelry brand, which she named The House of [...]

ShopRite of Bethlehem Grand Opening

A new grocery store has the power to truly impact a community; there’s no doubt that access to a great grocery store can make a neighborhood. And Bethlehem is about to get a major boost with the opening of the new ShopRite of Bethlehem. On July 30th, ShopRite of Bethlehem is opening their doors with [...]

Jaindl Buys A-Treat

Jaindl Companies Acquires 97-Year Old A-Treat Soda Brand Returns soda brand legacy back to Lehigh Valley In a refreshing move, David Jaindl announced today that the Jaindl Companies are acquiring the A-Treat® soda brand name, trademark, flavor formulas, and related intellectual property.With production restored in Allentown in the coming weeks and distribution set for the [...]

Welcome Brittany Schrum

Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society Introduces New Curator of Exhibitions The Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society introduced its new Curator of Exhibitions to community leaders, historians, and museum visitors on Thursday evening at the Sigal Museum. Brittany Schrum, an artist and exhibit designer, brings with her more than six years of experience, working [...]